BY STEVEN DiMARTINO
A rapidly developing areas of low pressure over the Southeast and Tennessee River Valley will produce periods of moderate to heavy rain throughout the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas through today and into late this evening.
Waves of moderate to heavy rainfall are already invading the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas this morning, creating significantly problems for the morning rush hour. As the coastal low pressure system continues to develop this morning and move towards Virginia, the rainfall, heavy at times, will continue to expand over the region through this afternoon. Winds will also increase from the east and southeast to 10 to 20 mph with higher gusts at times up to 45 mph. Temperatures this afternoon will rise into the mid to upper 60's for highs.